Hechuan District

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Hechuan
合川区
District
A review of Hechuan city at the meeting point of Jialing River and Fu River
A review of Hechuan city at the meeting point of Jialing River and Fu River
Hechuan District in Chongqing
Hechuan District in Chongqing
Hechuan is located in Chongqing
Hechuan
Hechuan
Location of the district seat in Chongqing
Coordinates: 29°58′19″N 106°16′34″E / 29.97194°N 106.27611°E / 29.97194; 106.27611Coordinates: 29°58′19″N 106°16′34″E / 29.97194°N 106.27611°E / 29.97194; 106.27611
Country China
Municipality Chongqing
Area
 • Total 2,356.21 km2 (909.74 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,530,000
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website hc.gov.cn

Hechuan (Chinese: 合川; pinyin: Héchuān) is a district in the northern part of Chongqing Municipality, People's Republic of China, located at the meeting point of the Jialing, Fu and Qu rivers, with a history of 1,500 years. Hechuan is 54 km (34 mi) away from downtown Chongqing's Yuzhong District.

Hechuan was formerly a county-level city but was incorporated into Chongqing as a district in 2006.[1]

Administration[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2]
Heyangcheng Subdistrict 合阳城街道 Héyángchéng Jiēdào 186,242
Diaoyucheng Subdistrict 钓鱼城街道 Diàoyúchéng Jiēdào 47,205
Nanjin Avenue Subdistrict 南津街街道 Nánjīnjiē Jiēdào 143,766
Yanjing Subdistrict 盐井街道 Yánjǐng Jiēdào 24,680
Caojie Subdistrict 草街街道 Cǎojiē Jiēdào 44,237
Yunmen Subdistrict 云门街道 Yúnmén Jiēdào 68,698
Dashi Subdistrict 大石街道 Dàshí Jiēdào 61,426
Shayu Town 沙鱼镇 Shāyú Zhèn 10,117
Guandu Town 官渡镇 Guāndù Zhèn 24,913
Laitan Town 涞滩镇 Láitān Zhèn 24,431
Xiaojia Town 肖家镇 Xiàojiā Zhèn 16,363
Gulou Town 古楼镇 Gǔlóu Zhèn 19,447
Sanmiao Town 三庙镇 Sānmiào Zhèn 35,877
Erlang Town 二郎镇 Èrláng Zhèn 17,295
Longfeng Town 龙凤镇 Lóngfèng Zhèn 20,334
Longxing Town 隆兴镇 Lóngxìng Zhèn 28,746
Tongxi Town 铜溪镇 Tóngxī Zhèn 29,699
Shuangfeng Town 双凤镇 Shuāngfèng Zhèn 33,282
Shitan Town 狮滩镇 Shītān Zhèn 19,375
Qingping Town 清平镇 Qīngpíng Zhèn 21,160
Tuchang Town 土场镇 Tǔchǎng Zhèn 17,221
Xiaomian Town 小沔镇 Xiǎomiǎn Zhèn 27,154
Sanhui Town 三汇镇 Sānhuì Zhèn 51,413
Xianglong Town 香龙镇 Xiānglóng Zhèn 25,006
Qiantang Town 钱塘镇 Qiántáng Zhèn 65,894
Longshi Town 龙市镇 Lóngshì Zhèn 56,142
Yanwo Town 燕窝镇 Yànwō Zhèn 30,424
Taihe Town 太和镇 Tàihé Zhèn 66,506
Weituo Town 渭沱镇 Wèituó Zhèn 36,068
Shuanghuai Town 双槐镇 Shuānghuái Zhèn 39,907

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hechuan: Former city, Chongqing, China". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  2. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.